CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s tennis team (21-4, 12-0 ACC) begins the postseason by competing at the 2023 ACC Men’s Tennis Championship at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C.
The Cavaliers earned the No. 1 seed in the championship and have a double-bye into the quarterfinals. The Cavaliers will face either 8-seed Miami (15-9, 5-7 ACC) on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in their opening match.
- Quarterfinals – Friday, April 21, 3:30 p.m.
- Semifinals – Saturday, April 22, 2 p.m.
- Final – Sunday, April 23, 2 p.m.
- Live scoring will be available for all of the matches
- Live court streams will be available for Friday’s quarterfinal match
- ACCNX broadcasts will be available for Saturday’s semifinal match and Sunday’s championship. ACCNX is available to stream through the ESPN app. It is available through participating TV providers that carry ACC Network
NOTING THE CAVALIERS
- The Cavaliers are ranked No. 8 in this week’s ITA team rankings
- The Cavaliers went 12-0 in the ACC, their 16th ACC regular-season title and their 12th undefeated conference season
- Virginia has won 38 straight matches in ACC play, going 12-0 each of the last three seasons, and 45 straight matches against ACC opponents that includes tournament play and other matches that did not count towards the conference standings
- Virginia is on a 13-match win streak. UVA has not dropped a match since Day III of ITA Indoors against Ohio State on Feb. 19
- Chris Rodesch repeated as ACC Player of the Week, earning the honor for the fourth time this season and sixth time in his career
- Rodesch picked up his third top-10 singles win of the season with a victory against No. 9 Andres Martin of Georgia Tech on Sunday.
- Rodesch has won his last eight singles matches and finished conference play with a 9-1 record
- Rodesch remained at No. 10 in the ITA Singles rankings
- Alexander Kiefer went 10-0 in singles in ACC play
- Iñaki Montes comes into the tournament having won his last seven completed singles matches. Montes is 8-1 this season at No. 2 singles
- Ryan Goetz is 17-3 in dual matches with a 13-2 mark at No. 4.
- Goetz is 21-5 in singles this season, his fourth 20+ win season in his career
- Montes and Goetz each went 9-1 in ACC doubles and were 7-0 as a tandem in conference play
- Jeffrey von der Schulenburg leads the team with 23 singles victories. He is 13-3 at the No. 3 court
- Måns Dahlberg posted a 7-1 mark in his maiden ACC campaign
UVA & THE ACC CHAMPIONSHIP
- The Cavaliers are the reigning ACC Champions having won last year’s title with a 4-3 victory against North Carolina
- Iñaki Montes has won the clincher for Virginia in each of the last ACC finals
- UVA has won 14 ACC Championships (2004-05, 2007-15, 2017, 2021-22)
- Andres Pedroso is looking for his third ACC championship (in six years) as a head coach
- Pedroso originally served as Virginia’s associate head coach from 2010-14. During that four-year span, the Cavaliers won four ACC championships. As a player at Duke, Pedroso helped lead the Blue Devils to four ACC titles (1998-01)